Aceh is the only province in Indonesia which has special autonomy to enact sharia-based laws. File photo: AFP Aceh is the only province in Indonesia which has special autonomy to enact sharia-based laws. File photo: AFP
Aceh is the only province in Indonesia which has special autonomy to enact sharia-based laws. File photo: AFP
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Polygamy in Aceh: what Indonesian women fear about law granting men more wives

  • Plan being considered in Aceh province could make it legal for men to have up to four wives
  • Activists fear law could be a blueprint for roll-out elsewhere, and will ‘normalise’ extramarital affairs

Topic |   Indonesia
Aceh is the only province in Indonesia which has special autonomy to enact sharia-based laws. File photo: AFP Aceh is the only province in Indonesia which has special autonomy to enact sharia-based laws. File photo: AFP
Aceh is the only province in Indonesia which has special autonomy to enact sharia-based laws. File photo: AFP
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